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Featured Filmmaker: The Isaan Record

Featured Filmmaker: The Isaan Record

by EM News last modified April 13, 2017

We speak with The Isaan Record, a media and video production organization in Northeastern Thailand about their hopes and challenges.

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Camp CoCoNeT

by EM News last modified March 09, 2017

EngageMedia and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), along with key regional allies, will be hosting Camp CoCoNet, a Southeast Asia Digital Rights camp, in Mid September 2017.

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Featured Filmmaker: Bonny Lanny

Featured Filmmaker: Bonny Lanny

by EM News last modified April 13, 2017

Bonny Lanny joined Papuan Voices Wamena in 2014 and since then has made several captivating documentaries and an album of unique local songs. Papuan Voices is a video advocacy initiative working with Papuan activists to more effectively tell their stories to the world.

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Using Documentaries on Myanmar's Minorites to Promote Peace

by Kyalyi last modified January 20, 2017

Our screenings continue to spread messages of peace as we take Khaw Than around Myanmar to promote minority rights and human rights as well as involvement in dialogue surrounding the issues.

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Cemented Feet in Protest to Cement Factory

by Natalie Stuart last modified December 14, 2016

Protesters from Mount Kendeng, Rembeng regency in Central Java encase their feet in cement aiming to stop the construction of a PT Semen Indonesia cement plant as well as spread environmental awareness.

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Of Unnatural Offences; LGBT Rights in Myanmar

by Natalie Stuart last modified December 14, 2016

The Myanmar Penal Code a British colonial law still in place in Myanmar outlaws same-sex relations and causes discrimination and oppression for LGBT community.

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Introducing our Minority Rights and Interfaith Film Screening Series: Khaw Than

by Kyalyi last modified December 13, 2016

EngageMedia is kicking off the end of 2016 with a new series of community film screenings called ‘‘A Call in Need: Khaw Than ( ေခၚသံ ).”

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Featured Filmmaker: A. Dananjaya

Featured Filmmaker: A. Dananjaya

by EM News last modified April 12, 2017

Commemorating the 51st anniversary of Indonesia's 1965 Tragedy, we interview A. Dananjaya, who uses film to to highlight alternative perspectives on history.

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ROCKIN’ FOR WEST PAPUA: Global Peace Concerts Announced

by EM News last modified September 09, 2016

Rockin’ For West Papua is a worldwide music, arts and cultural festival of events raising awareness of the genocide and human rights abuses on the indigenous people of West Papua, presented by Rize Of The Morning Star.

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Featured Filmmaker: Ko Thaid Dhi

Featured Filmmaker: Ko Thaid Dhi

by EM News last modified October 10, 2016

We interview Ko Thaid Dhi, a prominent filmmaker from Myanmar and founder of the Wathann Film Festival.

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The Future of Protecting Journalists

The Future of Protecting Journalists

by Yerry Nikholas Borang last modified October 10, 2016

The following are some reflections of mine after attending a dialogue titled, ‘Secure the News: A Dialogue on How to Protect the Future of Journalism’ at RightsCon 2016.

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Snowden: Systemic Problems Need Systemic Change

Snowden: Systemic Problems Need Systemic Change

by Yerry Nikholas Borang last modified August 19, 2016

A dialogue between Ronald J. Deibert and Edward Snowden at Rightscon 2016.

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